Category : General Questions

A critical vulnerability nicknamed “Heartbleed” was discovered in OpenSSL, the most popular SSL module used on Linux / cPanel servers. This exploit allows a third party to steal information that would otherwise be secured and encrypted with the SSL/TLS protocol, and to steal the private keys from the certificate pair itself. Here’s a great site ..

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A Wildcard SSL certificate is used to secure unlimited sub-domains within the same level that share a common base domain. For example: A Wildcard certificate issued to *.mydomain.com can be used to secure the following domains: login.mydomain.com secure.mydomain.com support.mydomain.com www.mydomain.com etc. Along with multiple subdomains, a Wildcard SSL will also secure the bare domain mydomain.com. ..

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Organization Validated (OV) certificate is recommended for e-commerce websites where the end-user should be informed about the company they are doing business with. It can be issued for a legal company name as well as a DBA (Doing Business As), or a Trade Name. It is also possible to apply as an Individual. OV certificate shows ..

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Domain validation: Domain validated certificates include your domain name in the certificate (not your business or organization name). These certificates are cheaper and usually issued in minutes as the Certificate authority validates your domain by looking at the WHOIS information for your domain. However, these certificates provide less assurance to customers. Full business validation: In ..

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SSLs.com always strives to be on the cutting edge of Web security. We believe that modern trends toward more universal encryption of Internet traffic is a positive factor for all users and leads to increased safety and development. You may have heard about a recent initiative to introduce free SSL certificates, and while this may ..

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Recently, Comodo Certificate Authority (now Sectigo) has discontinued SGC certificates because of their incompatibility with the SHA-2 hashing algorithm. Thus, the certificates have become obsolete and are no longer offered at SSLs.com. What is SGC good for? SGC (Server Gated Cryptography) certificates are used to boost the encryption level from 40 or 56 bits to ..

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SSL, or Secure Sockets Layer, is a data security tool that was designed to keep communication over the internet safe. Data sent via an SSL connection is protected by a mechanism called encryption that scrambles the data in transit to prevent theft and tampering. All SSL provide same encryption, however mechanisms of obtaining a certificate varies ..

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Organization Validation (OV) SSL certificates ensure the domain name ownership and the company registration. However, all major online businesses prefer Extended Validation (EV) certificates to OV. If you’re trying to choose between the two products, it might be helpful to understand this trend. There are three key reasons why people decide to use EV SSL ..

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If your website contains logins or web forms collecting personal information from customers or gets credit card information from customers, then you need to use an SSL certificate on your site. If you do not secure your site with an SSL, there is a sure chance that the data can be exposed to a third ..

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Sometimes, you may face cases where the certificate application gets rejected and, as a result, the certificate cannot be issued. In this article we will explain what should be done if your certificate got rejected and how the certificate rejection can be avoided. The certificate can be rejected in two ways: by a Certificate Authority; ..

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Due to recent SSL updates introduced by the Certificate Authority and Browser (CA/B) Forum, starting March 1, 2018, 3-year SSL certificates will no longer be issued by any Certificate Authority. This is why, as of February 20, 2018, SSLs.com has stopped issuing certificates longer than 27 months. We wanted to make this change as smooth ..

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No. A single SSL certificate covers every page within your domain. If your SSL certificate is issued for www.mydomain.com, then your SSL certificate will work for https://www.mydomain.com/index.html; https://www.mydomain.com/support/about_us.html and so on. However, if you want to secure subdomains (e.g. something.mydomain.com, jobs.mydomain.com), then you may need to purchase a wildcard certificat..

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Minimum amount that can be deposited to funds is $5.00. SSLs.com account funds can be used to make purchases at SSLs.com. You may add funds to your account in 2 ways: During Checkout Using ‘add funds’ option in user area During Checkout When you place a product in your shopping cart, you may either: click ..

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How Is Certificate Transparency Implemented? Advantages of Certificate Transparency (CT) How to Check for ?ertificate Transparency (CT) Compliance? Certificate Transparency is a relatively new framework that’s designed to fix some structural flaws within the existing system of SSL certificates, in return making it more open to the public. It was first announced by Google Inc. ..

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Comodo CA (Certification Authority), our SSL certificate provider has changed their brand name to Sectigo CA as of November 2018. Comodo CA has been our exclusive partner since December 2016. Comodo CA is the largest commercial SSL provider, and has issued more than 100 million TLS/SSL certificates. What has changed? Company and brand name. Trustlogo ..

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We have tried to cover most common questions which you might have on the spot. Of course, we understand, that there are cases which cannot be covered with an F.A.Q. and require additional consultation. Our team is ready to look into your particular case 24/7 via Ticket system, also we will be happy to assist ..

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SSLs.com stopped providing Symantec certificates on December 1, 2016. Unused certificates Issued certificates Expiring certificates Unused certificates When you click on the “New” button and choose the “Activate” option from the drop-down menu, you will get error messages. You have two options: Go ahead with a Comodo (now Sectigo) SSL Claim a refund If you opt ..

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What do I do to migrate my cert to SHA-2? First of all – this is only relevant and important for activated certificates. If your certificate is signed with the SHA-1 algorithm, we strongly recommend updating it to SHA-2. To update an SHA-1 signed certificate (Comodo (now Sectigo) certificates issued before May 7, 2014) to ..

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It depends on the type of certificate that you choose. For domain validated certificates, the certificate will be issued in minutes. If you choose a business validated certificate it takes about two days to have the certificate issued (depending on how soon you submit the necessary documents to the Certificate Authority). For EV certificates it usually ..

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Web browsers that recognize SSL Certificates with EV, i.e. trigger address bar green when connecting to secured site, are considered to be high-security browsers. For instance, Internet Explorer 7 turns the address bar green and displays the name of the organization listed in the certificate as well as the certificate’s security vendor. These displays make ..

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Whois is a protocol used to find information about networks, domains and hosts. The whois records normally include data on the organizations and the contacts associated with these networks and domains. Whois services operate through a whois server. Anyone can connect to a whois server and send a query. The whois server will then respond ..

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These days, more and more people shop and do business online. As we send sensitive data over the internet – such as credit card credentials and personal information – the need for a higher level of online security is growing. As an online business or an e-commerce site owner, you know how important it is ..

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Browser ubiquity (also known as browser recognition or browser compatibility) indicates an estimated percentage of Internet users who will inherently trust an SSL certificate. The lower the browser ubiquity, the less people will trust a certificate. As a general rule, any SSL certificate with over 95% browser ubiquity is a..

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